The Storm Breaks

Thursday is Travel Thursday. Your challenge today is to conjure up the best or worst trip imaginable and write a story or poem sharing it with the world The following post contains very strong language. My good lady and I lay on our beach towels looking at the sky, the sound of the breaking waves … Continue reading The Storm Breaks

All Along the Watch Tower

Jack McKinley hated night duty. He hated it even more when he was assigned to the radar room. Tonight, he was especially more irritated then usual about the posting because it was Valentines night and he'd arranged a romantic night out with a student he'd met in town. Now he was stuck watching the radar … Continue reading All Along the Watch Tower

Time for Tea

Reposting an opening for the Word of the Day Challenge: Tea


“Good afternoon noon sir,” beamed the waiter. “Have you made a reservation?”

“Indeed I have, the name Kesten Grenville.” Grenville said coldly.

The waiter checked his list and located the name on the list. “Oh yes sir, I see you are booked in for afternoon tea. Your guest has already arrived and is seated.”

“So I see,” stated Grenville as he scanned the restaurant.

“My I take your jacket?” Queried the waiter.

“A £12,000 jacket in the hands of a man who styles his hair with brylcream?” Barked Grenville, “I think you know the answer to that. I’m grown man, I think I am capable of having afternoon tea and not spilling it down myself.”

“Very good sir,” said the waiter guiding Grenville to the table. “Is this meeting  social or business?”

“Both.” Answered Grenville as he took his seat at the table. “I’ll take a pot of Earl Grey…

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